Painter, etcher, designer, printer.
Born in Sacramento, CA on June 17, 1871.
Taylor settled in San Francisco at an early age and in 1896 established Taylor & Taylor Printers (the firm produced high quality printing and closed two years before his death). While working as a printer, he studied painting under Armin Hansen and Gottardo Piazzoni. During the 1930s he worked for the Federal Art Project. Taylor died in San Francisco on Nov. 7, 1962.
Exh: Calif. Society of Etchers, 1920s; San Francisco Art Association, 1923-29; SFMA, 1935; Oakland Art Gallery, 1934, 1939; GGIE, 1939. In: SFMA. 11 WWAA 1938-41; WWPC 1947; CSL; Argonaut, 4-12-1957; SF Chronicle, 2-16-1946 & 11-8-1962 (obit).Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here